Botany Bay Environmental Education Centre

Leading Living Learning

Telephone02 9668 2070

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness


The Aboriginal Cultural Awareness is a course that enables teachers and other members of the school staff to enhance their knowledge of local Dharawal Aboriginal land practices and culture with regards to the Aboriginal Education Policy and to integrate this into their school culture and teaching and learning programs. This course can be run for a whole school as part of a staff development day, or during term time for teachers from multiple schools.

* Gain a deeper understanding of the local Aboriginal peoples, including their traditional lifestyles and the connection they have with the land

* Understand the principles of Aboriginal land use, including vegetation management and bush tucker and the uses at Kamay Botany Bay National Park

* Investigate ways to incorporate Aboriginal Cultural understandings within school practice as per the Aboriginal Education Policy